Larry Carter

Larry Ralph Carter, 70, of Clinchport/Duffield, passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center. He worked at Kingsport Press for 38 years and was currently employed by Scott County Waste Management. Larry was a member of the National Guard in Mt. Carmel, Tenn. He loved to deer hunt with his grandsons and his brother. He was preceded […]

Tim Cleek

Timothy (Tim) Cleek, 63, Weber City, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at Holston Valley Medical Center. Tim is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Gladys Cleek. His survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Faye Cleek; sons, Justin (Heather) and Mikie (Kacey); grandchildren, Taylor (Tristian), Alissa (Dakota) and Aaron (Samantha); two special great- grandchildren, Charleigh and […]

Fred Crabtree

Coach Frederick ‘Fred’ M. Crabtree peacefully passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, surrounded by the people he loved. He was a resident of Duffield and a member of the Three Bells United Methodist Church. Over the course of 40 years, he dedicated his life to teaching and coaching in both Scott and Wise Counties. Seeing him under the Friday night […]

Buford G. Ervin

Buford G. Ervin, 81, of Weber City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was born Nov. 9, 1940 in Manville and was a son of the late Alfred and Nell Ervin. In addition to his parents, Buford was preceded in death by his brother, Darryl Ervin. Buford worked in the banking industry for over […]

Shelby Ervin

Shelby (Pierson) Ervin, 84, Gate City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 at her residence. Shelby was born May 14, 1937 in Scott County and was the daughter of the late Claude and Gladys (McNew) Pierson. In addition to her parents, her husband, William Fred (Bill) Ervin; daughter, Shelby Jean Ervin; sons, Billy Sam Ervin and Randy Ervin; and a […]

Donnie Edward Salyer

Donnie Edward Salyer, 69, Surgoinsville, Tenn., passed away on Sunday morning, Dec. 12, 2021 while in the comfort of his home, “looking good as always.” He was preceded in death by his loving mother and father, Leon and Lois Salyer; and grandson Cody Greene. His survivors include the love of his life, Carol Salyer; his children, Chad (Shannan), Doug and […]

Ted Fletcher Sr.

John ‘Ted’ Fletcher Sr., 88, Duffield, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021. Ted was born June 24, 1933 in Scott County and was the son of the late Charlie and Bertha (Hartgrove) Fletcher. Ted graduated from Rye Cove High School and retired after 40 years of service from Tennessee Eastman Company […]

Don Stallard

Donald Leon Stallard passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 at Baysmont House in Kingsport, Tenn. He was 87 years old. He was born Jan. 12, 1934 in Nickelsville. He graduated from Midway High School on May 27, 1952 and joined the Air Force on Jan. 16, 1953. He served during the Korean War which in- cluded assignments at Langley AFB […]

Jesse Wright

Jesse Dylan Wright, 26, of Hiltons, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on June 9, 1995 and was a lifelong resident of East Carters Valley. Jesse was a graduate of Gate City High School and double majored in mass communications and environmental studies at Emory & Henry College. Jesse […]

Betty McConnell Herron

Betty McConnell Herron, 89, of Gate City, passed away peacefully at her residence of 72 years Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 after a lengthy illness. She was born and raised in the Midway community of Scott County to the late E.C. (Con) and Bessie Broadwater McConnell. Betty was retired form Shoemaker Elementary as one of the “lunch ladies.” She enjoyed gardening […]